Bashkir language facts for kids

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Bashkir language
Башҡорт теле Bašqort tele
Native to Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan
Native speakers more than 1,400,000  (date missing)
Language family
Altaic
  • Turkic
    • Kypchak
      • Kypchak-Bolgar
        • Bashkir language
Official status
Official language in Bashkortostan

The Bashkir language (Original name: [bɑʃqɵrt tɨiɨ]) is a Turkic language. Speakers of the Bashkir language mostly live in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan. A large number of speakers also live in Tatarstan, Udmurtia, Perm Krai, Chelyabinsk, Orenburg, Sverdlovsk, and Kurgan Oblasts.

Alphabet

The alphabet of the Bashkir language has 42 letters. 33 letters of the Bashkir alphabet are the same as in Russian, and there are 9 more letters for special Bashkir sounds.

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